Taiwan pledges to boost European semiconductor supply

COPENHAGEN: Taiwan’s president offered on Monday to work with the European Union to boost its supply of semiconductors in the face of...

Spot gold may retest resistance at $1,847

SINGAPORE: Spot gold may retest a resistance at $1,847 per ounce, a break above which could lead to a gain to $1,876. The...

Ethereum breaks $4,000 to hit record high

WASHINGTON: Cryptocurrency ethereum broke $4,000 for the first time on Monday, climbing to a new peak for a third day in a...

Electric vehicles cheaper than combustion by 2027: study

PARIS: Electric cars will be cheaper to build than fossil fuel vehicles across Europe within six years and could represent 100 per...

Brent oil may retest resistance at $69.87

SINGAPORE: Brent oil may retest a resistance at $69.87 per barrel, a break above could lead to a gain at $71.38. The contract...

SpaceX accepts dogecoin as payment to launch lunar mission next year

NEW YORK: SpaceX will launch the “DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon” in the first quarter of next year, with Elon Musk’s commercial...

Ether bursts past $4,000; other cryptos firm

SINGAPORE: Cryptocurrency ether broke past $4,000 on Monday, hitting a record high for the third consecutive session. Ether, traded using the ethereum blockchain,...

Dogecoin tumbles after Elon Musk calls it a ‘hustle’ on ‘SNL’ show

NEW YORK: The value of dogecoin dropped sharply in early US hours on Sunday, after Tesla chief and cryptocurrency supporter Elon Musk...

EU and India agree to resume trade talks at virtual summit

DELHI: The European Union and India have agreed to resume stalled free trade negotiations and seek closer cooperation to combat climate change...

Israel and South Korea to sign free trade pact

JERUSALEM: Israel will sign a free trade agreement with South Korea this week, marking the first such arrangement with an Asian market,...

Dogecoin in spotlight as cryptocurrency backer Musk makes ‘SNL’ appearance

NEW YORK: With the price of dogecoin surging, investors are looking ahead to Elon Musk’s guest-host spot on this weekend’s “Saturday Night...

China’s exports top forecasts, imports growth best in decade

BEIJING: Chinese exports grew at a forecast-busting rate last month, data showed Friday, while imports surged at their strongest in a decade...

Brent oil may fall more to $67.14

SINGAPORE: Brent oil may fall more to $67.14 per barrel, as it has pierced below a support at $68.76. The reaction of the...

PayPal earnings soar on e-commerce boom

SAN FRANCISCO: PayPal on Wednesday reported record quarterly profit as the online financial transactions service benefited from an e-commerce trend boosted by...

S&P Dow Jones launches new crypto indexes

NEW YORK: The S&P Dow Jones Indices launched new cryptocurrency indexes, it said on Tuesday, further mainstreaming digital currencies including bitcoin and...